France is a country of luxury and elegance, and this is thanks to its ...internationally known fashion designers. Discover these great ambassadors of French fashion and haute couture.
French silverware and goldware
The trade of silversmith and goldsmith is one of excellence in French ...craftsmanship, which underwent continued growth in the Middle Ages and a major revival in the classical era. Later, famous businesses, the heirs of this golden age and daughters of the Industrial Revolution, took the innovation and creativity of the sector to a new high.
2013 Spring Summer Paris Fashion Week
Highlights of the 2013 Spring Summer Paris Ready-to-Wear Fashion Week, which ran ...from 25 September to 3 October in the world's fashion capital.
Fashion Week autumn/winter
This summer, Paris was host to the catwalks for Fashion Week autumn/winter ...2012-2013.
It was without doubt remarkable talent that led this simple monogram made up of ...only two letters, "LV", to become synonymous with luxury and quality leather goods. Since 1854, the Vuitton fashion house has managed to exceed the expectations of even the most demanding of customers.
Since the 1960s, this unique designer has been constructing her luxury ...prêt-à-porter brand in a way that reflects her personality, both demanding and close with women, refined and modern. Today's fashion owes much to her visionary creations, modelledon the history of feminism.
Just the mention of this name will make many young women's eyes light up…Since ...1994, this Parisian stylist has been creating fashion for city dwellers that is both sophisticated and casual. This once small brand present in Hong Kong and New York has really grown.
Jean-Paul Gaultier is an iconoclast figure in French Haute Couture. Designer to ...the stars, Madonna being the most memorable name, he also revolutionised men's fashion, even dressing his male models in skirts in the 1980s.
In Haute Couture, there are fashion houses that constitute part of France's ...heritage for the extent to which they have fashioned elegance over the decades. Christian Dior is one of them. His style has lived through generations, not by following trends, but by setting them.
Women do not have exclusive claim to style so one after the other the great ...fashion houses have striven to provide men with an ever more up-to-date look and silhouette. From collection to collection, the charm of French men's fashion is ever active...
Although it is more accessible than high fashion, ready-to-wear is still an art, ...that of dressing women in a way they want, of offering them a style that fulfils their aspirations. In France, this know-how still exists due to the passion of avant-garde and prestigious fashion houses.